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  1. 4.5 yr old says, 'butt hurts,' severely uncomfortable
  2. Kindy son bought cap gun at school market. Would you say something to the teacher?
  3. Overnight camp for a 7 yo
  4. Child keeps getting flu
  5. Shower question
  6. Suspected head lice case...seeking advice
  7. 8 yr old son with violence issues
  8. X-Posted Easy Bake Oven? Recipes?
  9. DS OBSESSED with girl toys....
  10. Looking for gift ideas
  11. childhood memorabilia
  12. 5 year old DS rough play and kids are being mean
  13. Responsibility and school
  14. would you allow pot-smoking grandparents to care for your child?
  15. My Nearly 6 YR Old Pees the Bed Several Times a Night!
  16. My 5 year old step-son is out of control!
  17. how do you handle thank yous for birthday gifts from classmates? (7 year old)
  18. 2nd Grader can't take criticism?
  19. 7 year old stepson can't read or write
  20. Non-violent comic book recommendations?
  21. Is age 7 just a challenging age?
  22. MTHFR and anxiety/behavior challenges
  23. I made my 8yo go to school today :(
  24. Trading Halloween candy for toy
  25. Need some ideas about my 4 yo's behavior
  26. How can parents let their kids use youtube?
  27. Is Minecraft a good game for kids?
  28. Child frequently in trouble for talking at school
  29. Hair issue -- please help
  30. Boil? How to Treat? New antibiotic REALLY strong/side effects
  31. Crying after sleepover--b/c it was fun?
  32. Blister/Infection returned week after antibiotics finished- normal??
  33. How to help with DD's fears?
  34. Possible ADD diagnosis
  35. Help with 6 year old's sleep
  36. trying to decipher OT's report re. Beery VMI testing
  37. Play date issue
  38. Renting mobility-scooter for healthy, not pregnant my lovely Princess (Mom) :)
  39. How to talk about death & dying (5yo kinda obsessed)
  40. Journalist writing story on toy organization
  41. Can anyone recommend a children's book about diversity?
  42. Interesting Question.
  43. Vasectomy celebration?
  44. endless illness when child begins preschool
  45. Please help with 9yo's sassitude!
  46. Research Invitation: Help us improve Parenting Programs!
  47. Is this normal behaviour?
  48. How do you stay sane when your children are acting crazy?
  49. My 7yr old won't follow instructions.
  50. Advice please. My 8 yo daughter still wetting her bed
  51. looking for reaction vs. depression in child, or both?
  52. Child Cut by rusty metal pipe/rod...please help
  53. Feeling like i'm failing with my 8 year old son.
  54. Preschooler Magazine
  55. Surviving the crazy days with an almost 3-year-old: how did you do it?
  56. 5 yo w/ fever of 102.2... what should I do?
  57. ADD/ADHD in young children
  58. parenting a defiant child...having trouble coping
  59. Do you have 3-6 years old children? Please Help!
  60. Why is he doing this & what do I do???
  61. 8yo dd suddenly very emotional, trouble sleeping
  62. Nighttime sleep becoming WORSE after dropping naps??
  63. Uncomfortable with older man at preschool
  64. Boingy Cushions! Review
  65. My son is 6 and is having issues with focus is their anything dietary or supplement w
  66. Melatonin use - what's your experience?
  67. 3 year old and building stuff
  68. Cooking with Toddlers
  69. In desperate need of some ideas
  70. My son likes to wear his sister’s pageant dresses
  71. Sexual curiosity between siblings
  72. My kid is CRAZY when tired
  73. Ugh guns!
  74. 4 year old having lots of accidents
  75. childhood encopresis
  76. Seeking creative children
  77. Please talk me off the ledge re: kids sharing a room
  78. I need advice help a.s.a.p
  79. Brother, 9 and sister, 6, fighting constantly
  80. How much technology (iPad, TV, etc.) do you allow for your 5-ish-yo?
  81. dp's son is a holy terror, mean to my dd
  82. "Green" Carnival Prizes
  83. At my wits end. :(
  84. DDS says 7 yo has a frenulum problem
  85. balance bikes for older children question
  86. Friend rejecting my kids
  87. teaching 9yo to ride bike on street
  88. Imagination vs. Reality at 10 yrs.?
  89. Any advice for helping 8 yr old with persistence?
  90. am i doing something wrong?
  91. 5 year old daughter with vaginal bump
  92. Where to buy a backpack
  93. Would you tell your child he was right to distrust a former caregiver?
  94. Dress Up costumes for bigger kids
  95. ODD or normal 4 yr old?
  96. I've been annoyed by my child for three years
  97. My Son Loves Nail Polish
  98. Student looking for Questionnaire Respondents - please help!
  99. How are babies made?
  100. Any natural ways to boost melatonin in children?
  101. Bed-wetting support/advice needed!
  102. Eating too much/not eating enough
  103. How young is too young to be left alone?
  104. Nosebleeds
  105. Husband scratched daughter on purpose... help me please... I don't know what to do
  106. Do you have a kids pool at your home?
  107. 8 year old seems traumatized from sleep over camp...
  108. 9-year old separation anxiety?
  109. 5yo wetting bed since medical issues were brought up.
  110. Swim question
  111. Check Out This Funny Family with Four Kids Show!
  112. Talking with children about difficult extended family issues and painful past events
  113. Over affectionate 6 yo DD - scaring others
  114. My son gender confused? Need some advice.
  115. social norms -- neighborhood kids
  116. my 7 year old stole a phone... SHOCKED...what to do??!
  117. new gift alternative
  118. "Science-y" gifts ideas for $10 or less
  119. HopHopClock - A help for parents
  120. How to best handle being a parent to an extrovert when you're an introvert?
  121. Need advice for discouraging "potty talk" and some other behaviours in DS!
  122. Son's hand in crotch all the time ~ what to do?!
  123. Anyone ever have to find pet new home?
  124. Sensitive, emotional, passive-aggressive 4-year-old
  125. Pinpointing the cause of some SERIOUS gas in 6yo girl
  126. Almost 4 year old - constant questions, repetitive
  127. 5 year old child vomiting at only night & low grade fever
  128. 5 year old has a hard time falling asleep
  129. Cyst on dd collar bone under the skin.
  130. disturbing nicknames for the new baby. please help!
  131. road/boat travel with kids
  132. Siblings sleeping together?
  133. 5 YO still grieving loss of pet after 6 months
  134. Primer for "big kid" outdoor play?
  135. Looking for recommendations: Bedtime stories on audio CD
  136. Need bike trailer recommendation
  137. The Amazing Repeating Five-Year-Old
  138. Little boys and gun play
  139. Kids wanting to end friendships - WWYD?
  140. Do you think kids today are different from previous generations?
  141. Exhausted referee needs advice/to vent - Put my 6 y.o. boys in separate rooms?
  142. 5 year old losing baby teeth?
  143. "Shy" 4 yr old and preschool
  144. Playing Dumb
  145. lunch checkout process at your public school -- how does it work?
  146. 7 year old girl is pooing and peeing in the cat's litter box- help
  147. The Childhood Years
  148. 8 yo seems to be getting acne
  149. How can we make our backyard more fun for our kids?
  150. Rash on groin in almost 5 year old
  151. Dealing with violent outbursts in 8 year old
  152. Does DS have chickenpox??
  153. parents of girls: talk to me about body image
  154. "I'm sick" everyday - 6 year old
  155. Eating food/candy.......off the ground
  156. How many afterschool activities does your child do?
  157. Has Anyone Had Success with NAET?
  158. How to encourage 3 yr old to catch up on sleep after surgery?
  159. why is my 3.5 yo so miserable?
  160. how to mesh to kids with opposite personalities?
  161. how to help 4 year old feel more secure
  162. When to worry about weight of a 7 year old?
  163. Gun play
  164. Tell me about IEP plans
  165. Kid fears breaking stuff
  166. 4.5 year old boy, still wakes up at night
  167. When is it okay to leave kids alone in a public location?
  168. Bonding without playing
  169. Kissing game in kindergarten
  170. Little Big Brother...
  171. 5 year old boy and a "bad attitude"
  172. Keeping 3 year old occupied without technology
  173. Celebration Burn-Out. How to shift our kid's attitudes about holidays and birthdays?
  174. Please complete my survey on children and media violence!
  175. Bedwetting and more bedwetting
  176. Can't stand that all the neighborhood kids want to play at my house!
  177. Chore chart
  178. Pressures of peer groups start early
  179. My 5yo "confessed" he wants to be a girl
  180. 3yr old PMSing
  181. i think my 6yo is depressed
  182. 5 year old dd, plain shoes and birthday party unhappiness
  183. Are you a parent of a 1-10 year old and want to participate in a uni project about parenting and feeding?
  184. What is empathy supposed to look like?
  185. Toys for an 8 year old boy!
  186. I am a NINJA!!
  187. Outdoor toy suggestions??
  188. Little Big Brother..
  189. Are you a competitive or cooperative mother?
  190. Keeping 4 Year Old Active...Suggestions?
  191. What are your plans for your child for the summer?
  192. 3.5 year old and the potty
  193. How to fight with the monsters living inside my child 's play house ?
  194. Worried about meningitis
  195. Clothing brands for big kids: help my strong, healthy daughter stay confident!
  196. Is seven the new thirteen?!
  197. Advice for recovering from lingering illness
  198. That stinky kid smell
  199. Ds is having regular muscle cramps
  200. Did you sleep with your kids when they were little?
  201. In laws with no sense of germs, and wild cousins.....
  202. Attachment Parenting the ADHD child (please read and weigh in your thoughts if you are parenting an ADHD child)
  203. Uninviting someone to a birthday party.....what would you do?
  204. Five year old might be stealing at school--not sure
  205. Finding rain boots for kid with W I D E feet.
  206. Four and 1/2 year old wont do pretend play
  207. My daughters BMI is below 1%?
  208. Getting home from work (balancing unwinding and spending time w kids)
  209. Things I Said I Would NEVER Do..... (Let's see how well that turned out...)
  210. Need Help Teaching Kids About Safety and "Stranger Danger"
  211. 5 yo ds and hurt feelings
  212. Co-sleeping w/3 yo and new baby on the way. Help!
  213. How old to move playroom to basement?
  214. Surviving a Strong Willed, Clingy Child
  215. Does anyone have experience getting an older child to accept your pregnancy?
  216. Trouble getting "mobilized"
  217. Anyone else have a kid who just wont keep their hands to themselves?
  218. Violent 10 year old
  219. When one parent has to miss child's birthday, what to do?
  220. Is it time to tell dd about gender differences
  221. First Grade Mean Girls
  222. Feel like my 6 year old is always getting the short end of the stick when it comes to love and attention...
  223. I feel unfair but...trying to meet 4 kids' needs!
  224. Impossible to take out of the house!
  225. refusing warm clothes in a cold climate
  226. Video player in a childs bedroom?
  227. Nonviolent Chapter Books?
  228. Advice re: extra curricular activities for pre-school/K kids?
  229. 9yo persistent nose picking - ideas?
  230. I always come back to Mothering.com when there's trouble...
  231. Very shy 3.5 year old- to start school or wait?
  232. Moving to Big Bed fears (mine!)
  233. You WILL EAT, or table rules.
  234. 3.5 old curly hair - tangly - won't brush - help!
  235. natural toy companies?
  236. almost 5 year old talks so much and doesn't listen
  237. What are your views on The Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  238. Help me make our neighborhood fun!
  239. Fluoride supplements?
  240. What are your kids drawing lately?
  241. Active kids and jeans/pants
  242. Friends- 1st Grade
  243. In bed with mommy - activity ideas for the little (and not so little) ones
  244. How much Vitamin C?
  245. Any kids with dreds out there?
  246. Am I being really mean?
  247. WWE - 6 and 8 year old boys want to watch
  248. Feeling overwhelmed and pressured...
  249. Worried about my 6 yo, should I look into getting him counselling? (long).
  250. Homeschooling